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Community Engagement

Providing park experiences for everyone is one of the leading goals of Mississippi Park Connection. Together with the National Park Service and many other organizations in the community, we provide year-round programs and events for adults, families, and kids. 

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Located at Science Museum of Minnesota in downtown Saint Paul or the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in downtown Minneapolis.

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Transforming the Upper St. Anthony Lock and Dam into an artistic theater.


A kayak-sharing system in the Twin Cities, offering a unique paddling experience.

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An immersive murder mystery on a riverboat.

Thank You Community Members

  • 3M Foundation

  • Boston Scientific Foundation

  • City of Saint Paul - Cultural STAR

  • Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

  • Eco Adapt

  • Ecolab Foundation

  • Frederic and Margaret Weyerhaeuser Foundation

  • Friends of the Lock and Dam

  • Garden Club of America

  • General Mills

  • HandsOn Twin Cities

  • Krahl-Thacker Family Foundation

  • Lake Minnetonka Gardening Club

  • The McKnight Foundation

  • Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

  • MN Pollution Control Agency

  • Mortenson Family Foundation

  • National Environmental Education Foundation

  • National Fish & Wildlife Foundation

  • National Park Foundation

  • National Park Service

  • Patagonia Saint Paul

  • Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation

  • Periscope

  • RBC Blue Waters Fund

  • Red Wing Shoes

  • REI

  • River Road Foundation

  • Saint Anthony Falls Heritage Board

  • Tennant Foundation

  • The Driscoll Foundation

  • The Gordon and Jeanne Shepard Family Fund

  • The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread

  • The Open Door Foundation

  • VOYA

  • Wenonah Canoe Inc.

  • WM Foundation

  • XCEL Energy